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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Trust level in pharmacists by respondent characteristics

Variables N Pharmacists’ behavior/attitude (max 35 scores for 7 items) Pharmacists’ technical competence (max 15 scores for 3 items) Pharmacists’ communication skills (max 15 scores for 3 items) Total sum (max 65 scores for 13 items) Overall trust (max 10)

Mean SD p* Mean SD p* Mean SD p* Mean SD p* Mean SD p*
Overall 416 24.31 5.40 11.00 2.41 10.99 2.46 46.30 9.39 7.16 1.62
Gender Male 229 24.74 5.54 0.07 10.89 2.61 0.29 11.07 2.51 0.47 46.70 9.82 0.34 7.21 1.73 0.42
Female 187 23.78 5.18 11.14 2.14 10.89 2.40 45.81 8.84 7.09 1.47
Age group (years) <50 159 23.52 4.61 0.01 10.86 2.13 0.31 10.64 2.19 0.02 45.01 7.92 0.02 7.01 1.40 0.12
≥50 257 24.80 5.79 11.09 2.58 11.21 2.60 47.10 10.13 7.25 1.74
Education level ≤High school 69 25.25 6.19 0.16 11.49 2.65 0.07 11.72 2.65 0.01 48.46 10.72 0.06 7.48 1.65 0.07
≥College/University 347 24.12 5.21 10.90 2.35 10.84 2.40 45.87 9.06 7.09 1.61
Living location Seoul 177 24.53 5.47 0.41 11.06 2.30 0.33 10.97 2.38 0.94 46.56 9.29 0.50 7.21 1.59 0.64
Gyeonggi/Incheon 193 24.34 5.37 11.07 2.52 11.03 2.57 46.44 9.60 7.16 1.63
Others 46 23.35 5.23 10.50 2.35 10.91 2.36 44.76 8.96 6.96 1.71
Frequency of visiting community pharmacy per month ≤1 178 23.72 5.17 0.05 10.75 2.38 0.07 10.71 2.28 0.04 45.18 8.78 0.04 7.07 1.50 0.36
≥2 238 24.75 5.53 11.19 2.43 11.20 2.58 47.14 9.76 7.22 1.70
Number of pharmacists among close acquaintances 0 233 24.72 5.63 0.08 11.18 2.48 0.09 11.09 2.50 0.35 46.99 9.70 0.09 7.20 1.62 0.52
≥1 183 23.79 5.06 10.78 2.32 10.86 2.41 45.43 8.93 7.10 1.61
Perceived health status** Positive 182 24.71 5.41 0.18 11.08 2.42 0.55 11.08 2.45 0.50 46.88 9.33 0.27 7.26 1.61 0.26
Not positive 234 24.00 5.37 10.94 2.41 10.92 2.48 45.85 9.44 7.08 1.62
Interest in health or health-related information*** Positive 214 24.71 5.34 0.12 11.10 2.41 0.41 11.12 2.47 0.26 46.93 9.36 0.16 7.24 1.65 0.26
Not positive 202 23.88 5.43 10.90 2.42 10.85 2.46 45.63 9.40 7.06 1.58

* t-test or one-way ANOVA.

** Positive includes “very good” and “good”; not positive includes “fair,” “poor,” and “very poor.”

*** Positive incudes “very interested” and “interested”; not positive includes “neutral,” “not very interested,” and “not at all interested.”

Korean J Clin Pharm 2021;31:301-10 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2021.31.4.301
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